The conference "Uniting Forces against Human Trafficking" organized by the Police Department together with the group of Saint Martha’s took place in Vilnius in February 28 - March 1, 2023. During the conference, police representatives with the representatives of St. Martha group also discussed the problem of domestic violence, discussed new ways of solving the problem and strengthened inter-institutional cooperation. The meeting was attended by the General Commissioner of the Lithuanian Police Renatas Požėla, St.
The ongoing project against domestic and gender based violence in Lithuania has organized two workshops in Lithuania, and now the first one on Norwegian soil. For this workshop the group of participants was, as with previous workshops, put together with representatives from police, prosecutors, judges and NCA. The twist for this first workshop in Norway out of a total four planned, was the focus on gathering together participants from higher levels of authority.
Officers of the Lithuanian police community met with the communities of Vilkaviškis, Jurbarkas, Rokiškis, and Alytus in June-August of this year. During meetings they discussed and analyzed various situations, how community members should behave, so that there is no room for domestic violence in their environment.
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The Police Department under the Ministry of Internal Affairs (hereinafter referred to as the Police Department) implemented project no. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001 "Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence" (hereinafter - the Project) partially financed purchase of a system of portable video recorders (body cameras), signed the public procurement sale the contract for the system of portable video recorders (body cameras), which is intended for carrying out large-scale video processing processes.
The risk management information system (RVIS) is being developed based on indicator 2.1.1 "Risk management information system developed" of the project "Improving the quality of work of the chain of justice and strengthening competences in order to protect victims of domestic and gender-based violence". This project is funded and implemented within the framework of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 (project no. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001).
On September 6th-9th, 2022, representatives of the law enforcement participated in the second workshop of the project "Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence", which took place in Trakai.
Through the combined efforts from colleagues within and outside the justice chain in both Norway, Lithuania, and abroad, the first of the scheduled workshops took place in Birstonas in Lithuania in April 2022.
As part of the “Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of